Essays about: "Arab Spring"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the words Arab Spring.

  1. 1. From Protest to Progress: A study on the association between the Arab Spring and women's empowerment in Jordan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Saga Nilsson Norén; Tilde Persson; [2023-07-06]
    Keywords : Arab Spring; women’s empowerment; agency; instrumental; intrinsic; index; attitudes; decision-making; institutions;

    Abstract : The Arab Spring was a set of political uprisings, taking place in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region starting in 2011. The motive of the initial protests stemmed from people’s desire for democratic rights, however, some of the protests that followed were driven more by aspirations of economic stability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Media in Political Movements; An Opportunity or a Limitation? : A Qualitative Study About the Role of Social Media in the Individual’s Autonomy During The Egyptian Revolution 2011

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Osama Mahmoud Alsaeid; [2023]
    Keywords : Social Media Activism; Autonomy; multi-Dimensional Autonomy; Arab Spring;

    Abstract : This qualitative research aims to understand better how the multi-dimensional autonomy facilitated by social media activism influenced the dynamics of the Arab Spring, with a particular focus on the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. Based on semi-structured interviews with earlier Egyptian activists, social media significantly provided individuals with platforms to express their opinions more freely, engage in dialogue, and foster a sense of solidarity and empowerment, which enhanced their feeling of autonomy. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Arab Spring, the rise of terrorism in the Sahel and the evolution of peace and counterterrorism operations in the region : A case study of Mali and neighbouring countries and how peace and counterterrorism operations adjusted to the rise of terrorism in the region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Maio; [2023]
    Keywords : terrorism; Arab Spring; Sahel; failed states; ungoverned spaces; peace and counterterrorism operations; war on terror; development-security nexuss;

    Abstract : The Arab Spring led to the overthrow of multiple authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and North Africa and to the flow of arms and fighters from Libya to Western African countries, triggering the crisis in the Sahel and altering the security landscape of the region. The Sahel, a quite stable region, became vulnerable to the rise of terrorism due to political instability, internal conflicts dynamics and power vacuum which led to ungoverned spaces to be seen as safe havens to terrorist groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development and Determinants of Political Trust in Egypt and Tunisia : A comparative study

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Catarina Berglund; [2023]
    Keywords : Political culture; Political Trust; The Arab Spring; Democratization; Autocratization;

    Abstract : The political uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa in 2011 created a new political order in the region. This research is aimed at examining how political trust has developed from 2011- 2022 in Tunisia and Egypt. It also aims to understand which variables affect political trust and whether the two countries differ. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Case Study on social media : platforms for freedom or tyranny?

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Maen Rahmoun; [2023]
    Keywords : social media; Arab spring revolutions; freedom; tyranny.; sociala medier; arabiska vårens revolutioner; frihet; tyranni.;

    Abstract : Some assert that social media has contributed in one way or another to organizing the work of revolutionaries and those seeking freedom and democracy on its platforms and has provided them with a space to express their opinion against authoritarian regimes. However, the information policies of the companies behind social media can discourage activists and enable authoritarian regimes. READ MORE